Tag Archives: Cote d’Azur

An afternoon on the Cote d’Azur

Summer has come to end here on the French Riviera.  Not that you’d know it by the number of people sunning themselves on the beaches.  The true, tell-tale sign weather-wise that we’ve left summer behind us is the increased number of rainy days.  Still, the rain only last so long before the sky is blue […]

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Beach ready on the Côte d’Azur

They don’t call it the Côte d’Azur for nothing.  The colour blue is everywhere but my favourites are the clear blue sky and the many shades of the Mediterranean Sea. Here along the coast tourist season has really picked up.  Getting my groceries done at the market in Cours Saleya takes a little more time, a […]

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One last weekend on the Cote d’Azur: sightseeing along the coast

This weekend was our last weekend on the Cote d’Azur for 2010.  With our trusty rental car and D’s ‘brother-from-another-mother’ in town as another reason to get out, we made the blue coast ours. D and SC arrived from Paris on Friday afternoon.  SC was all agog: the sunshine, the blue skies, and the warm […]

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